9th Circ. OKs Jury Use In Granite Rock, Union Fight

Law360, New York (May 20, 2011, 7:37 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit on Friday sided with a lower court ruling that allowed a jury to decide when the contract at issue in Granite Rock Co.'s lawsuit against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters was ratified.

On remand from the Supreme Court, the appeals court considered whether a California federal court had erred by denying the union's motion to strike Granite Rock’s jury demand and whether the lower court had wrongly denied the Teamsters’ summary judgment motion claiming that a National Labor Relations Board decision on when...
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